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High degree of flexibility
- Switzerland’s labour market is governed by one of the most liberal sets of legislation in Europe, and has a moderate number of regulations.
- Employer-employee conflicts and strikes are rare, a factor which contributes to the productivity of the workforce (first place, WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 - "labor market efficiency").
- The dual training system (apprenticeship) assures a high level of practical know-how. Unemployment figures are accordingly low, particularly youth unemployment.
A comprehensive overview of the Swiss labour market is available from the “Handbook for Investors – Business Location in Switzerland” published by Switzerland Global Enterprise
Social insurance is extremely important for employers and employees alike. This topic is also concisely covered in the “Handbook for Investors”.